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Welcome to the New Season 2016-2017

Another great season for the club in 2015-2016, read the Review of Season 2015-2016 here

Established in 1975, Crosspool Juniors Football Club (CJFC) has been promoting football across all junior age groups for the past 40 years. It is a well-respected community based club involved in both boys and girls football in the west of Sheffield.

The club has achieved Charter Standard status and is currently in the process of applying for Charter Standard Development club status. The FA Charter Standard recognises high standards in club and league football for those clubs able to provide excellent standards of child safety and protection. The club must have a trained Welfare Officer in place, ensure coaches are educated to FA Level 1 for each team, sign up to the FA Respect Programme and have appropriate club administration in place

CJFC believe football should be accessible and affordable to all, regardless of ability or background. We see football as part of the community, offering an established pathway to sporting skills and benefits to all our young participants. We are looking to have 6 girls teams and 16 boys teams for the 2016/17 season with plans to expand participation in the next few years for both genders. We have successfully applied for two FA Grow the Game grants which have been used to fund the growth of the club within the last few years. We are committed to expanding as a club and offering opportunities to enjoy the game of football to more young participants including a disability team in the future.

We encourage involvement from local community groups, schools and parents within the guidelines and parameters set by the FA Respect programme. We have a number of students that are currently involved in coaching at the club, gaining real-life experience in coaching local children. We also have a number of productive partnerships in place that will improve the club going forward. We currently have links with HSBC Sports club, Hallam football club, Hallam Cricket Club, Crosspool and District Youth Sports Trust and have representatives from the FA and Sheffield City council that are involved in the club.